Brie Larson will star in a CIA drama for Apple

In addition to taking on the role of Captain Marvel in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Brie Larson is also going to become a top line star for Apple’s upcoming lineup of original content.

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Fly the Friendly Skies with a United Airlines Credit Card bonus valued at more than $1,000

Heads up! We share savvy shopping and personal finance tips to put extra cash in your wallet. Mobile Nations may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. United’s MileagePlus loyalty program is one of the most lucrative airline mileage programs in the US.

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Fiat’s newest concept is a modular electric car you can almost endlessly customize

The biggest debuts each year at the Geneva Motor Show are usually eye-popping supercars, but look hard enough and you can find some more… democratic ideas in the margins.

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Google’s Duplex AI now makes reservations in 43 states

You can ask Google Assistant to make a restaurant reservation over the phone for you in 43 states as of today, as Google is bringing its Duplex automated voice-calling tech to more Pixel phones. It was previously available to a small number of Pixel owners in a few cities.

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New Office icons now available for Mac Insiders

Microsoft’s updated icons for the Office suite are now rolling out to Mac Insiders on the Fast ring. The new icons, which Microsoft first debuted last November, bring a more modernized look to the suite, aiming for a “bolder, lighter, and friendlier” feel.

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Smart Compose for Gmail is now available on all Android devices

Smart Compose is a useful Gmail feature that’s arriving on all Android devices starting today. By following your writing patterns and language used, Gmail can automatically generate your frequently used phrases as you type.

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Google is making it easier for AI developers to keep users’ data private

Google has announced a new module for its machine learning framework, TensorFlow, that lets developers improve the privacy of their AI models with just a few lines of extra code.

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Galaxy S10 teardowns show off the ultrasonic fingerprint sensor and hole-punch screen

The Galaxy S10 is about to hit stores, which means that it’s time for the long-standing tradition of the teardown. iFixit stripped Samsung’s latest phone down to pieces to figure out what makes it tick.

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Why DC Is Making An Aquaman Spinoff About The Trench, According To The Producer

DC’s live-action universe has had plenty of peaks and valleys, although the massive property seems to be on the upswing lately. Warner Bros. is currently surfing on the massive success of James Wan’s Aquaman, which cleaned up at the box office, on top of being a critical success.

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Chlorinated chicken: How safe is it?

Fears over chlorine-washed chicken and other US farming practices have been described by US ambassador to the UK Woody Johnson as “inflammatory and misleading”. Mr Johnson urged the UK to embrace US farming methods after Washington published its objectives for a UK-US trade deal.

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Sony offers refunds over Anthem game glitch

System crashes caused by bugs in the Anthem video game have led Sony to offer full refunds to players. Many people reported on social media that a serious bug had led to their PlayStation 4 console switching off.

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Some major Android apps are still sending data directly to Facebook

Major Android mobile apps from companies including Yelp and Duolingo send data that could be used to personally identify you for ad tracking straight to Facebook immediately upon logging in, according to a new report from the London-based UK charity and watchdog group Privacy International (PI).

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Michael Bloomberg will fight for a carbon-free future instead of the White House

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg today announced that he will not run for president, but instead launch a campaign to rid the United States of fossil fuels as quickly as possible.

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